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sandy. the bay area is doing its part to help millions of people get back on their feet. update news' aziah douglas ... is live on campus with the story ... aziah. super storm sandy killed more than 100 on the east coast -- left millions of people without power ... and caused up to 50-billion dollars in damage. and people here on the west coast are still concerned for loved ones. ">>>san jose state student achida sama ... felt helpless as he watched superstorm sandy slam into the east coast. " i felt like there was nothing i could do, but just sit in my corner and pray." sama's mother and sister live in new york and maryland. "i was calling them a lot. i was always texting them. i was trying to stay up to date on like the status of how severe hurricane sandy was." his family got through the storm okay ... but many people didn't. that's why local red cross volunteers are helping in shelters just like this one at a high school in new jersey. "the silicon valley chapter along with the three other chapters in the region which are they bay area, monterey, and santa cruz. all three chapter
campaign, nearly making up for the cancelations from storm sandy. here, the democrats gained seats in the legislature and for the first time in 80 years, the democrats will hold a super majority in the state assembly. that means that california minority republicans will have no real power to block insulations. one measure that could come up would be passage of a measure to legalize same sex marriage. senator stein berg says that there's no plan to raise taxes, which republicans say were there number one dinner. >>> following the presidential election, nasdaq fell 74, e.u. leaders scaled back on estimates on growth for next year. >>> in greece, hundreds of protesters clashed with police as the country's parliament prepares to vote on a package of spending cuts. a 48 hour strike is underway with banks, schools, and public offices closed. the prime minister is calling for pensions and holiday hours to be cut, in order to keep receiving bailout funds. >>> with the election behind us, wall street is turning to the fiscal cliff. congress needs to compromise to keep the economy on track a
to the federal government for help to pay for the billions of dollars in damage from superstorm sandy. governor around komo says that the state has already run up a 48 billion-dollar tab from the storm. it says the state can't afford it and needs the aid. the bulk is -- preventive measures. federal mediators are stepping in to help with the labor dispute. talks between the players union approximate the nhl has led to the lock out and the cancelation of the first two and a half months. the sharks are scheduled to resume on -- nhl could be in germantown if the two sides can't work out impasses on player contracts and revenue sharing. >>> the c.h.p. says that this thanksgiving weekend was markedly deadlier than past years. ten people died from we knew evening to last night midnight. and that's compared to two in the same period last year. both on. and that's up from 32 deaths in the same period in 2011. ten of those killed in freeway debts were not wearing seatbelts. someone anonymously returned a cell phone to a grieving mother in sacramento county this weekend, whoever left the phone was near th
at citibank. >>> the long super long lines for gas in new jersey because of super storm sandy are about to get shorter. governor chris christie today ordered odd, even gas rationing tomorrow in new jersey. more than half of the state's gas stations closed because of the power outages or because they had no gas. as you can imagine waiting in those long lines sometimes for hours has frayed a lot of nerves. >> more help is on the way for the northeast tonight. dozens of pg & i workers have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner,
:00 news. >>> new york and new jersey officials are scrambling a week after superstorm sandy devastated that area. both states are delivering ballots to emergency shelters. they will allow vetters to cast ballots at any open polling station. some polling missions have no electricity. finding housing for the storm victims who lost their homes is a much larger problem. they number in the 10s of thousands. local, state, and federal officials have yet to come up with a long term solution. in addition, about 1.4 million homes and businesses are still without power. one new jersey utility said all of its customers should be back online by friday. >>> in another installment of a ktvu investigation into chevron refinery inspections, we have information tonight on cal- osha's part in the process. the agency has a limit the number of resources to inspect more than 1,000 refineries. two years ago, after a deadly fire at a tasoro refinery. it only looked at their paperwork. >> did we do a walk around? no. >> reporter: cal-osha concluded that california's refineries are some of the safest in the nat
. just about making up for all the money lost last week from the cancelations during hurricane sandy. >> reporter: in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> president obama's reelection is being heavily attributed to the votes of minorities and young people. fox news exit polls show 60% of voters under the age of 30 chose mr. obama. he received support from 93% of blacks. 73% of asians, and 71% of hispanics. the president's victory points to the nation's changing demographic. >> republicans are not clicking with those groups. and as those groups grow, and republican policy stays the same, they're going to continue to lose elections. young republicans say the gop needs to start at the root of the group in its outreach efforts. >>> how prop 30 effects college tuitions right away. >> the northeast is in the middle of a nor'easter bringing 60 mile-an-hour winds. this storm is not nearly as intense as sandy. but some recovery and cleanup work has stopped until it passes. it has also brought more power outages. thousands of residents who had just gotten their lights back on only
. >>> definitely something to be travel for. on the east coast many survivors of superstorm sandy are thankful for the help they have been receiving. and in queens, the first congregational church fed a thousand people. usually they prepare meals for half that many people and this year they prepared the meals using generators since it does not have electricity. >> i thank god and the people that came together. with the storm everybody became a family. >>> many of those seeking help at the church left with a full stomach but feeling optimistic that will community support they can pull through the difficult time. >>> 49 years ago today was a horrific day in the country, the day that president john f. kennedy was assassinated. he was riding in a motorcade in dallas and shot and died at park land hospital nearby. the nation was in shock, leave harvey oswald was arrested and days later he was shot and killed. there have been numerous conspiracy theories but no proof that anybody besides oswald was responsible. >>> warnings for cautious homeowners, the information that is tipping off people. >>> giv
. it is too late to mail in ballots. they must be physically brought to a polling place. >>> hurricane sandy has caused a lot of introduction on the east coast and the bay area is pitching in to help the relief effort. the american red cross is taking cash and blood donations. this week alone they have made a lot of progress. red cross will be holding blood drives on november 5th from 7:30 a.m. go to the american red cross website for more information. >>> san jose city hall is moving to clean up homeless encampment locations throughout the city. although many homeless people are not happy with the plan, the city officials say it's a necessary step. >> across the street from san jose's happy hollow park and zoo you'll see a place where many people lay their heads to rest. one resident who calls himself tattoo man says san jose doesn't offer many opportunities and he's forced to live on the streets. >> if you give me a job opportunity and schooling i'd be able to educate myself and connect myself to better perspective in society with jobs. >> the san jose city held a public meeting on monday
record breaking temperatures. now last week we were talking about superstorm sandy unfortunately we're talking at another storm, nothing like last week. but if you can pick up, some rainfall moving into parts of missouri. look at this circulation developing right around florida this will be the key as we head into late tuesday into wednesday. deep into a pretty impressive area of low pressure. this will be the source of strong winds, heavy rain possible some snow and possibly some more coastal flooding. nothing like last week but they do not need another storm for this part of the country we're going to be watching that over the next few days. high pressure in full command of our weather at least for tomorrow and into tuesday. temperatures a good 10 to 15 degrees above average. that is for tomorrow. look what happens beginning wednesday, thursday and friday, cold pressure moves in. warmest locations only in the upper 50s to right around 60 degrees. and there is a chance of a few spotty showers as early as thursday lasting into friday. cold enough that we could have a little bit of d
missing in june. >>> now to our continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. the extent of the damage became clearer today. the jersey shore seemed to take the worst of it. beach towns such as seaside heights are devastated today. the death toll has climbed to 74 in the u.s. there are fears that number could go higher. president obama got an up close look today at the devastation. he toured the jersey shore with republican governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able to begin cleaning up. crews are p
is in critical condition at this hour. the truck driver was not hurt. >>> two weeks after superstorm sandy the governor of new york is now poised to ask the federal government for $30 billion in federal disaster aid. governor andrew cuomo says the money is needed to repair the region's transportation infrastructure, and reimburse government for overtime paid to police and other emergency personnel. and estimated 100,000 homes are still without power. the governor says federal aid could also help upgrade the power grid and he is promising a thorough review of why the power company's response to the energy seemed so slow. >> they will be held accountable for past performance and then we also have to get smart about this and we have to make sure we're prepared for when this happens again. because i believe this will happen again. >> president obama is scheduled to tour the new york city area on thursday and will be briefed on the rebuilding effort. >>> volunteers in contra costa county went to work tonight preparing some much needed supplies to send the people back east who are in those storm
again. >>> 150 pg and e workers are back home again following restoring power after superstorm sandy. they said they helped crews restore power to 23,000 customers. electricity has now been restored to all but a few small pockets of the city. some long island residents need to obtain a certificate before their power can be turned on. >>> a cap and trade program today that allows businesses to buy and sell credits for greenhouse gas emissions. they can buy credits to offsell when they go above limits. air quality officials say they're waiting until next week to reveal just how many companies participated, and what each paid. the cap and trade program is part of trying to reduce greenhouse gases to 1990 levels. >>> a cut in pay. timothy white requested that his salary be 10% lower than the current chancellor's, citing csu's budget problems. today, they approved his salary at $380,000 a year. the recommended salary was $421,000. white is set to take over at the end of the year. >>> news of the world tonight in the middle east, an air strike killed a commander of hamas in the gaza strip.
, 5,000 victims of superstorm sandy have been invited as guests. the weather in manhattan is expected to cooperate. with temperatures in the 50s, and clear skies. >>> mark is here now with sports. this whole thing with the 49ers quarterback is starting to get interesting. >> i think it is on now. call it a full blown quarterback controversy. however you want to carve it, dress it up. the 49ers announcing colin kaepernick is the starting quarterback this sunday. here's the key, according to a sports illustrated report, the decision is not based on the health of alex smith. as of now, he has not been cleared by doctors to play after he suffered that concussion. however, smith does have his wits about him clearly as he was asked earlier today about his relationship with kaepernick. >> if you can't be happy for your teammate's success, you're playing the wrong sport. go play tennis, or golf or something. that's ridiculous. it doesn't belong in team sports in my opinion. it's a quarterback position, it gets a will the of attention, we're going to get talked about, you know, but it's import
and losses to new jersey alone caused by superstorm sandy. governor chris christie issued that figure today. how much will be pick upped by the federal government has not yet been determined. >>>philipino oil rig worker died today. shortly after his wife and three children arrived from manila. he is the fourth person to die after an explosion at a oil platform. 10 other people were injured. >> good. it's a good day for giving. >>> the season of giving is in full swing. the bay area wide holiday traditional that kicks off today. >> the bay area has oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> san jose celebrated the start of the christmas holiday season this evening with the lighting of the tree. dozens came out to cesar chavez plaza. th
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